Tag: Marxism

A Chance Meeting at a Paris Cafe

Suppose Karl Marx and Sigmund Freud took a short respite from wherever they’ve been in the past 100+ years and meet at a Parisien cafe in 2024. KM – Well Herr Freud, it’s not so bad here considering where we’ve been the past century or...

Was America’s Decline Planned?

Given the increasingly destructive things that have been happening in America in recent decades, it is easy to believe that a group of people designed a single master plan to destroy America. However, what actually happened is that two separate...

Catholicism’s Unfortunate Embrace of Social Justice

Although the term “justice” has been in use for thousands of years,“social justice” was coined in the late 1800s and became prominent in the 20th century. Catholic bishops, including Pope John XXIII, Pope Benedict XVI, Pope Francis, and the U.S...

A Marxist Paradise in Pink

How did we get here, a Southie kingpin asks one of his minions in Boston during the bussing and school boycott in the summer of 1974. This quote from a character in Dennis Lehane’s latest book, Small Mercies, has no real bearing on the recent Barbie...

The Love People

A number of years ago, I was having a pleasant conversation with a neighbor’s little girl. She could not have been much more than six-years-old. She started talking about her parents, who I knew pretty well. Unexpectedly, she said in a moment of...

A Beachhead of Freedom

Many years ago, I was doing a weekly talk show on WGNU radio, a station that prided itself on its diversity of hosts. Two of its most popular hosts were radical blacks. Because of their vitriol, passion and high ratings, they had much more air time...

The Vindication of George Orwell

For a writer in today’s radically changing direction, toward the far left of center, George Orwell and his 1948 class dystopian novel 1984 has unequivocally shattered all the Marxist utopian fantasies about the new world on their perverted horizon...

The Marxist Imagination

There are a myriad of different kinds of imaginations. The one I am the most familiar with is the Catholic Imagination, especially Andrew Greeley’s wonderful book of the same name.  In my past essay, the Womb of My Catholic Imagination I explored...